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Kinshasa



Is this a good city for LGBT expatriates? Why or why not?

I think it's a good city. I'm not sure if there is a big support network but I don't get the sense that there is a lot of prejudice. - Dec 21, 2017
It would be very hard to be out in Kinshasa. Unfortunately, this is an extremely Christian city and judgement from locals is strong. - Jan 21, 2017
Not openly. - Sep 26, 2016
Better than some African countries/cities in that there are fewer arcane anti-gay laws, but I have no idea if there is any LGBT scene here (and I tend to doubt it as I've never heard or seen anything about it). - Apr 26, 2016
Don't know. - Nov 24, 2012
If you stay within the international community, then yes. If you try to find acceptance among the Congolese, it probably won't happen. - Feb 13, 2012
We knew a few gay/lesbian expats, and they keep their lifestyle to themselves. This is a country where they kill people they think are witch doctors. Albino Congolese have fled the rural areas for the safety of the bigger cities. - Jan 19, 2011